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Box Small Collections Box 92

 Container

Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, J. Thompson Brown, Yorktown, Virginia, to wife, Mary Martha (Southall) Brown, 1861 June 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Letter from J. Thompson Brown, Yorktown, Virginia, to wife, Mary Martha (Southall) Brown. Contains a description of the Battle of Big Bethel. Brown served in the Richmond Howitzers.

Letter, John Thompson Brown to wife, Mary Martha (Southall) Brown , 1861 June 14

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents J. Thompson Brown, Yorktown, Virginia, to wife (Mary Martha (Southall) Brown). He has heard that Magruder has mentioned him in his dispatches; had a report of a fight at Manassas Junction and the enemy were "whipped with heavy loss"; hopes he will be sent there; "if God continues his blessings on our cause we may soon hope for peace and then we can be together again."

Letter, Catherine Virginia Winfree to sister Jane Margaret (Winfree) Brown , 1861 June 30

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Scope and Contents Letter from "Jennie" (Catherine Virginia Winfree), Lynchburg, Virginia to "Sister Jane" (Jane Margaret (Winfree) Brown). Concerns the coming of the Civil War and economic depression saying "there are a great many Negroes out of employment and much suffering among the poor."

Letter, John Wilcox Brown to Fanny, 1861 May 20

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Letter from John Willcox Brown, Marine Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia, to sister "Fanny" (sister-in-law, Frances Bland Coalter Brown). Concerns his service in 4th Battalion of Volunteers stationed near Norfolk to defend a powder magazine. Mentions John Thompson Brown. Asks her to tell Henry Peronneau Brown not to "think of joining any company."